Coy Luther Perry III was an American actor. He became a teen idol for playing Dylan McKay on the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210. He also starred as Fred Andrews on the CW series Riverdale. Perry also starred in several films, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 8 Seconds, The Fifth Element, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
About Luke Perry in brief
Coy Luther Perry III was an American actor. He became a teen idol for playing Dylan McKay on the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 from 1990 to 1995, and again from 1998 to 2000. He also starred as Fred Andrews on the CW series Riverdale. He had guest roles on notable shows which are Criminal Minds, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Simpsons, and Will & Grace. Perry also starred in several films, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 8 Seconds, The Fifth Element, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, his final feature performance. Perry was born on October 11, 1966 in Mansfield, Ohio, the second of three children to Ann Perry, a homemaker, and Coy Luther Perry Jr., a steelworker. His parents divorced in 1972, and his mother later married Steve Bennett, a construction worker, with whom she had another child. His biological father died of a heart attack in 1980.
In 1984, Perry moved to Los Angeles shortly after high school to pursue acting. He worked odd jobs, including for an asphalt paving company and in a doorknob factory. He appeared in the 1985 music video of \”Be Chrool to Your Scuel\” for the band Twisted Sister, and by 1988, Perry had auditioned for 256 acting jobs before receiving his first acceptance. In 2007, he landed the role of Tommy on the film The Sandlot: Heorelli: Heading Home, which was released the summer of 2009. He starred in the HBO series John from Cincinnati from 2007 to 2007. He was the co-starred in the movie Windfall, about a group of friends who win the lottery. In 2010, he appeared in 13 Äntligen Mommarids, a Swedish film about a boy who wins the lottery and goes on a road trip with his friends. He has appeared in a number of other films and TV shows.